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Symposium on Humanity and Medicine, Dec 10

Join Danielle Ofri and Abraham Verghese at a free symposium in Baltimore, open to the public. Read more

Free Public Lecture in Boston Dec 1

Join Danielle for a free public lecture in Boston about emotions in medicine. Read more

Should Doctors Care About Happiness?

We in the health care professions need to notice and inquire about happiness the same way we do other aspects of our patients’ lives. Read more

Patients, and Doctors, Aren’t Dying at Home

Doctors, it turns out, aren’t much different than everyone else when it comes to where they die. Read more

Respect and How it Impacts Patient Safety

When we tolerate a culture of disrespect, we aren’t just being insensitive, or obtuse, or lazy, or enabling. We’re in fact violating the first commandment of medicine: Do No Harm. Read more

Chaperones for Patients?

The airline passenger who refused to allow a security pat-down made national headlines quickly. The idea of a stranger touching a person’s intimate areas makes most people cringe. But something like this occurs every day in the doctor’s office. Read more

Books by Danielle Ofri

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  • singular-intimacies-cover
  • incidental-findings-cover
  • medicine-in-translation-cover
  • intensive-care-cover
  • what-doctors-feel-cover
  • bellevue-cover

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